A former BN SD40-2 adorned in a neat paint scheme is the switcher at the elevator in Avalon, WI alongside WSOR's Fox Lake Sub.
WSOR's Elkhorn Local traveled down to Walworth on the Fox Lake Sub to switch an industry before returning home to Janesville.
WSOR's local to Cottgae Grove switches cars at the industries at the end of the line with a sole SD40-2. The agricultural influence of the area is present with farm equipment seen all over the pl... (more)
UP's Hearne, TX to Eagle Pass, TX manifest rolls south down the ex-SP Giddings Sub toward the Ferromex interchange at the Mexican border.
GPapalooza as I call it. UP's Rockport Sub local accelerates south along S Presa St. with five GPs of various lineages including one of the few remaining unpatched Cotton Belt GP60s. The train i... (more)
A westbound manifest accelerates up the hill just west of the siding at Shumla as highway US 90 parallels the tracks in this remote part of Texas.
UP 3974 soars above the Eagle Nest on former SP Sunset Route tracks. The old highway bridge is the original US 90 span, the new one of which I am standing on to get this image.
The vastness of the west is one of a few things that will make a train appear small. This westbound is curving through Sanderson Canyon on the ex-SP Sunset Route, a case study on my opening state... (more)
Parked on a forlorn siding in rural Sanderson, TX sits a fine example of a former Southern Pacific fire car. Originally built in December 1942, it has had a long life and sits idle in southwest T... (more)
A westbound manifest freight traverses scenic Sanderson Canyon in remote (and aptly named) Sanderson, TX as it heads toward El Paso on the famed ex-SP Sunset Route. The lead locomotive is the cla... (more)
A westbound mixed freight accelerates through Woodward, passing the local grain elevator and the BNSF MoW office.
WSOR's local to Elkhorn switches the elevator at Avalon on its southbound journey.
Another westbound stack train on BNSF's transcon storms up Curtis Hill with an endless parade of containers for the west coast.
A BNSF road local to Fort Worth slows in the siding at Marietta on its way south behind great EMD standard cab lash-up.
A BNSF coal train for the Houston, TX area exits the siding at Harrold, TX after meeting a stack train. The small elevator in the background has a former MKT GP7 as a switcher.